My shop started with a dirt floor, not even close to being flat nor level.
Small patio tiles for a pad footing 24" apart, a bunch of 2X4s for framing,
.006 plastic sheet, and plywood for a surface. Works well, a bit of work,
but I don't even know there is dirt under the floor.
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On 12/2/2010 at 6:24 PM pe3hmp wrote:
>From: Lewis hein
>Sent: Thursday, December 02, 2010 5:36 PM
>Subject: [taigtools] Taig lathe and grit?
>I'm thinking of moving my Taig lathe into an area with a dirt floor. I
>plan to keep it covered while not in use, but I'm still wondering if the
>grit that will be raised by walking around on the floor will damage the
>headstock bearings or slideways?
Analog/Digital Modelling & Goldsmithing